Catalogue of Pictures

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 133 EGR7/16/11
  • Dates of Creation
      n.d. [c 1905x1910]
  • Physical Description
      16 x 10.5 cm, 1 vol., board covers, full-bound in buckram.

Scope and Content

Copy, written in the hand of William Grey (1850-1910), 9th Earl of Stamford, of a 1799 catalogue of pictures in the Dining Parlour, Music Room Staircase, Library, Moreen Apartment Closet, Dressing Room and Bedchamber, Yellow Dressing Room and Bedchamber, Gallery Room, Velvet Bedchamber, Lady Stamford's Dressing Room and Bedchamber, Tea Room, Stair-foot Room, Stair-foot Bedchamber and Hall.

The catalogue is followed by a list of pictures belonging to John Poole, house steward at Dunham Massey until 1834, and extracts from an inventory of 1905. There are annotations in pencil indicating the ?present locations of the pictures.

Dating: the catalogue probably dates from the period when William Grey (1850-1910), 9th Earl of Stamford, was in residence at Dunham Massey.

Acquisition Information

Received from Dunham Massey Hall on 29 June 1990; provenance: top right drawer, chest of drawers F756 on Grey Gallery.